A sofa bed is a sofa that can be converted to a bed for sleeping. Conventionally, the bed frame is stored beneath the cushion of the sofa with the mattress attached. This is pulled out to form the sleeping bed with other parts of the sofa making a complete bed. Manufacturers are however innovative and experimenting with different styles.
There are sofa beds today that just need the backrest stretched down to make a bed and there are those you pull just like the futon to make a complete sofa without the need for a mattress.
A twin sofa bed is a sofa that converts to a twin size bed. The average size for a twin size bed is 39 inches wide by 75 inches long. This can be further extended on a sofa bed when the sofa surface is included in the bed.
Twin Sofa bed frame
A sofa bed is made up of both the wooden frame and the metal frame. It is important to be mindful of the type of frame for your sofa. Choose a frame of wooden material that is durable and strong. The sofa should be made of hardwood like oak and maple while the bed frame can’t be anything other than a metal design because of the mechanism involved in stretching out the bed from the frame.
Styles of twin sofa bed
Some of the twin sofa bed available in the market are the loveseat sofas that convert to the twin bed. Some are three seaters sofas. They easily convert to a sleeping bed by snapping down the backrest while others are pulled out beneath the couch.
Benefits of a twin sofa bed
With a twin sofa bed, you have a dual purpose in your couch. You can use as a seat and a bed at the same time. It is a suitable sofa for small room space if you live in such apartment as a studio. It takes care of your guests for the night by converting to a sleeping bed in the living room.